Carla Borba

(this page was last updated in June 2019)

Porto Alegre, Brazil, 1978.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

Represented by Aura – Arte Contemporânea.

PIPA 2019 nominee.

Carla Borba (Porto Alegre, Brazil – 1978) is an artist, researcher and educator. She explores the body as a device to comprehend the construction of contemporary narratives around gender issues. Her work goes through the relations between performance, imagery, game tactics and collaborative processes. Borba earned a Bachelors of Arts in Sculpture and holds a Master of Arts degree from UFRGS. She’s a PhD student in Arts at UFRGS. Borba took part in collective exhibitions and performance events in Brazil and other countries. She was awarded with the Artist Residency Scholarship of Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2002). Her work is represented in private and public permanent collections like Fundação Vera Chaves Barcellos, Fundaçao Marcos Amaro, MAC-RS and MARGS. Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

Website: carlaborba.com.br

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